Popularly known as the Tiger Gate of Rajasthan, the beautiful city of Alwar is encircled by the Aravalli and gives the appearance of being carved spectacularly out of rocks. Alwar is flourished with deciduous forest wealth and lakes covering the hills. Subsequently, these basins and forests serve as a home to numerous species of birds as well as animals. Alwar has some prehistoric and historic sites that would surely be an archaeologist's delight. Moreover, it's an architectural delight with numerous forts and palaces, which features intricate decorations that will certainly mesmerize you. Besides, the tranquil lakes, archeologically importance sites, grand hunting lodges, numerous varieties of birds and animals, etc. makes this city a must visit city on a tour of Rajasthan. Explore the Alwar holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and get ready to enjoy the best of this delightful city with us.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
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Late November To Mid-February
Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri:
It is an impressive cenotaph (chhatri) designed on the banks of Sagar Lake. The chhatri is dedicated to Bakhtawar Singh's mistress who performed sati here. This cenotaph is an amazing piece of architecture combining Indo-Islamic style of architecture with cenotaph decorated with marbles, floral designs and domed arches.
Bala Quila (The Fort):
It is a magnificent fort situated atop a lofty hill, which is known for its rich cultural past. The fort was built by Mughal rulers and some ancient Hindu scriptures and the Puranas.
Tomb of Fateh Jung:
It is an impressive five storied tomb with huge dome. The dome reflects a fine blend of Islamic and Hindu architectural styles. The tomb is situated along with lush green landscapes and the greenery adds charming the beauty of this medieval edifice.
Vinay Vilas Palace:
This is a beautiful garden palace that was once used to be the summer residence of Maharaja Vinay Singh. It is delicately designed in Mughal and Rajasthani styles. However, today this 18th century building houses Government offices and a State Museum. It's Durbar Hall with its lovely frescoes and paintings are intact till today and visitors come here to witness the citadel of the former kings of Alwar.
Built by Raja Bakhtawar Singh in 1793 A.D, the city palace is a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture. The palace has a central courtyard festooned with marble pavilions set on lotus bases. Besides all, the palace was famous for a drinking cup cut out of a single emerald which is housed in its treasury.
Alwar Government Museum:
A specific part of City Palace of Alwar has now been converted into a museum. It houses a rare collection of Sanskrit and Persian manuscripts, musical instruments, arms, bidri work, stuffed animals, miniature paintings, exquisite brass and pottery works (from Jaipur, Bengal, Multan and Ceylon), ivory and lacquered work etc.